Ben Bradshaw’s voting in Parliament

Ben Bradshaw is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Ben Bradshaw sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Ben Bradshaw generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Ben Bradshaw generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Ben Bradshaw occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Exeter

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Department of Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Cycling
  • Ict
  • Television
  • Pay
  • Health Services: Devon

Currently held offices

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 28 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Health Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (17 Sep 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (South West) (29 Jun 2007 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • The Minister of State, Department of Health (29 Jun 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Local Environment, Marine and Animal Welfare) (10 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Local Environment, Marine and Animal Welfare) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 Nov 2006)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Privy Council Office) (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (17 Nov 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (15 Jul 1997 to 17 Nov 1998)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 50 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.31% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 25 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 128 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ben Bradshaw’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 798 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
12 February 2015, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 March 2015)
22 March 2015, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 May 2015)
27 May 2015, received payment of £150 from BBC R4, Broadcasting House, 3 Tyndalls Park Road, Bristol BS8 2LR for appearance on BBC Any Questions on 15 May 2015. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 05 June 2015)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC17 8RT, for opinion surveys:
9 April 2015, payment of £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 September 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Charles Wace
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 29 May 2015

Date accepted: 12 June 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 June 2015)
Name of donor: Gilly Butterworth
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 towards my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 1 July 2015

Date accepted: 25 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 31 July 2015)
Name of donor: Emily Thornberry
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party

Date received: 7 July 2015

Date accepted: 8 July 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 August 2015)
Name of donor: Vertigo Films Ltd
Address of donor: The Big Room Studios, 77 Fortess Road, London, NW5 1AG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: office space from 8 June 2015 to 6 September 2015, value £1,809.47. This was to support my campaign for deputy leadership of the Labour Party.

Date received: 8 June to 6 September 2015

Date accepted: 1 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 04937325

(Registered 01 September 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
I am a member of the Humboldt Advisory Board, Humboldt University, Mohrenstraffe 60, 10117 Berlin. Where possible, I attend annual Advisory Board meetings in Berlin, the costs of which are met by the University. To date, these have been below the registrable threshold. (Registered 8 October 2013; updated 10 June and 19 October 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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